Desmond Sinclair Walker, better known as Des Walker, is an English football speaker and player best known for his on and off career at Nottingham Forest. Since retiring in 2004 Walker has developed a career as a sports speaker at after dinner speaker events across the UK.
Although he was born in North London Des Walker has settled in Nottingham, following his ten year career at the local club Nottingham Forest; the football speaker, who covered the centre-back position, spent eight years at Forest between 1984 and 1992 and returned to the club after a ten year break.
A passionate and dedicated sports speaker Des Walker continues to support Nottingham Forest, he is often cited as one of the most popular players to ever grace the team and his two England caps only further enhancing his popularity. This public popularity makes Des Walker one of the most frequently requested football speakers on the roster, his attendance often drawing large crowds and eliciting repeat bookings.
Des Walker is available for hire as a football speaker across the UK, however his affinity for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire make him an incredibly popular choice in this area. With hopes of further securing his ties to the area Desmond’s son, Tyler, is attending the Nottingham Forest Academy where he too is training to be a professional footballer.
To hire Des Walker as the football speaker for your event contact Champions Speakers by completing the online form. For information on all other available sports speakers call us directly on: +44 1509 85 29 27
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